Commissioner Bios

Group 5
Joseph D. Anderson, Commissioner

COMMISSIONER JOSEPH D ANDERSON

Joseph D. Anderson joined the board in January 2019 and is its youngest member. He advocates for local participation in jobs created by the Port, which directly impacts the quality of life for residents within the Port District. He also supports the modernization of the Port to ensure the viability of current and future tenants.

Anderson is a native of Palm Beach County and graduated from Suncoast Community High School. He attended Bethune Cookman University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He also completed numerous graduate level business courses at Palm Beach Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University. Anderson is a state certified construction contractor and home inspector. Prior to establishing his own construction company, he was a Numbers Analyst at AT&T for 19 years. 

Anderson is a member of numerous organizations or boards such as: The League of Women Voters, the Palm Beach County Fair Housing & Equal Employment Advisory Board, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He was formerly a member of The Office of Small Business Assistance’s Palm Beach County Advisory Board, The City of West Palm Beach Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, The Voters League of the Palm Beaches, and served on the Port of Palm Beach Audit Committee for FY 2014.

Group 4
Blair J. Ciklin, Chairman

Joining the Board in 197Commissioner Blair J Ciklin7 as its youngest member, Mr. Ciklin has the distinction of being its longest serving Commissioner. As a seasoned veteran, he has helped to guide the Port through many years of landmark growth and change. As first vice president of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in West Palm Beach, he brings the Board broad-based knowledge and experience in both investment banking and financial management. A native of Connecticut and a resident of Palm Beach County since 1967, Mr. Ciklin graduated from Muskingum University in Ohio, and did postgraduate studies at the New York Institute of Finance. He has long been active in the community, serving as a founding member of the Artificial Reef Committee.

Group 3
Dr. Jean Landfair Enright, Vice-Chair

DR JEAN L ENRIGHT, COMMISSIONERDr. Jean Landfair Enright joined the Board in 2005. In 2014, Legacy Magazine’s Black History Month Issue recognized Dr. Enright’s dedication to community involvement. She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tuskegee University, a Master’s Degree from Howard University, and a Doctorate Degree from the Catholic University of America. Dr. Enright has worked as a university administrator, public school administrator, university instructor, and teacher.

As a lifetime member of Girl Scouts of the USA, Dr. Enright has served on the Board of Directors and also served as a Troop Leader. She was an Official Preliminary Judge in the Miss USA Pageant for Florida and is a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Dr. Enright is the widow of the late Dr. William F. Enright, Jr. and mother of two daughters.

Group 1
Wayne M. Richards, Secretary/Treasurer  

COMMISSIONER WAYNE M RICHARDS A Commissioner since 2001, Richards graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University and a law degree from the University of Michigan. He brings experience in real estate and business law, land use, zoning and governmental affairs to implement his vision for the Port.

A graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County, Richards is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, NAACP, and Caribbean American for Community Involvement (CAFCI). He enjoys quality time with his wife, Elrika, and their two daughters.